Month: July 2013

Making Impressions: poetry from art at the Jane Austen House Museum

Last Saturday, a group of 15 intrepid poets braved the hottest day of the year so far to join me at the Jane Austen House Museum, Chawton, for my first workshop there.  The reason for our gathering was the Museum’s ‘Impressions’ exhibition: works by 7 Hampshire-based artists, commissioned to celebrate the bicentenary of Pride and …

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Finishing Wessex LitFest 2013: Noadswood and Romsey Schools

So, following on from my last post, here is the rest of my Wessex Schools Litfest 2013 poetry tour. On Friday I was back on the Waterside, at Noadswood School. One of the good things about being in my second year as Hampshire Poet is revisiting places that first brought me in last year, as …

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